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From: Lars Gullik Bjønnes (larsbj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-07 08:02:39

"Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> writes:

| From: "Lars Gullik Bjønnes" <larsbj_at_[hidden]>
>> "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> | When posting patches, please mention the libraries that the patch
| applies to
>> | (Boost.Signals in this case) so that Doug's mail reader can move the
| message
>> | to the appropriate folder. :-) Thanks.
>> [ahh how clever...]
>> This is one of the patches I mentioned in a thread ealier that does
>> not fit with one single library, but rather to _all_ libraries that
>> use assert on pointers. IMHO this also shows the problem with "my lib
>> and his lib", and cross lib maintenance.
| No. This shows a major problem with the "shared ownership" philosophy: when
| nobody is responsible for something (applying your patch), nobody will do
| the work, because people assume that someone else should do it.

"It is not in my lib"

I have not seen much evidence that there is a "shared ownership"
philosophy at all.


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